Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Works Published in 2021

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2021 journal article

Promiscuous molecules for smarter file operations in DNA-based data storage

NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 12(1).

By: K. Tomek n, K. Volkel n, E. Indermaur n, J. Tuck n & A. Keung n

MeSH headings : Computer Simulation; DNA / chemistry; DNA Primers / chemistry; Databases, Nucleic Acid; High-Throughput Nucleotide Sequencing; Image Processing, Computer-Assisted / methods; Information Storage and Retrieval / methods; Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods; Software; Temperature; Thermodynamics
TL;DR: The authors leverage thermodynamics to control the access of different subsets of data in a file and provide an argument for the substantial and practical economic benefit of this generalizable strategy to organize data. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 12, 2021

2021 journal article

A One Health perspective of the impacts of microplastics on animal, human and environmental health

SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 777.

author keywords: Human health; Human exposure; Abiotic effects of microplastics; Microplastics toxicity
MeSH headings : Animals; Ecosystem; Environmental Health; Environmental Monitoring; Humans; Microplastics; One Health; Plastics / toxicity; Water Pollutants, Chemical / analysis; Water Pollutants, Chemical / toxicity
TL;DR: This review provides a One Health transdisciplinary approach to microplastics, addressing indirect effects beyond simple toxicological effects, and suggests that more research is needed to clarify direct and indirect effects of microplastic on One Health under environmentally relevant conditions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 12, 2021

2021 journal article

Hydrothermal and mechanically generated hemp hurd nanofibers for sustainable barrier coatings/films

INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS, 168.

By: P. Tyagi n, J. Gutierrez n, V. Nathani n, L. Lucia n, O. Rojas*, M. Hubbe n, L. Pal n

author keywords: Hemp hurds; Lignin-containing cellulose nanofibers; Barrier coatings; Biodegradable films; Circular economy; Sustainability
Source: Web Of Science
Added: July 6, 2021

2021 article

Autonomous flow reactors for discovery and invention

Volk, A. A., & Abolhasani, M. (2021, July). TRENDS IN CHEMISTRY, Vol. 3, pp. 519–522.

By: A. Volk n & M. Abolhasani n

TL;DR: Self-guided, robo-fluidic reactors offer access to unique chemical synthesis conditions and characterizations with extremely low reagent consumption, tunable/reproducible heat- and mass-transfer rates, and high sampling rates, without the need for user intervention. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 6, 2021

2021 journal article

Printable homocomposite hydrogels with synergistically reinforced molecular-colloidal networks

Nature Communications, 12(1), 2834.

By: A. Williams n, S. Roh n, A. Jacob n, S. Stoyanov n, L. Hsiao n & O. Velev n

TL;DR: A class of self-reinforced homocomposite hydrogels (HHGs) comprised of interpenetrating networks of multiscale hierarchy with synergistically enforced colloidal-molecular HHGs open up numerous opportunities for formulation of biocompatible gels with robust structure-property relationships. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: July 6, 2021

2021 article

Stretchable and Soft Electroadhesion Using Liquid-Metal Subsurface Microelectrodes

Park, S., Shintake, J., Piskarev, E., Wei, Y., Joshipura, I., Frey, E., … Dickey, M. D. (2021, June 25). ADVANCED MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES, Vol. 6.

author keywords: electroadhesion; eutectic gallium-indium; liquid metal; stretchable electronics; subsurface structures
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: July 6, 2021

2021 journal article

Continuous Ligand-Free Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling Reactions in a Cartridge Flow Reactor Using a Gel-Supported Catalyst

INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH, 60(26), 9418–9428.

By: J. Bennett n, B. Davis n, M. Ramezani n, J. Genzer n, K. Efimenko n & M. Abolhasani n

Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: June 29, 2021

2021 journal article

Hollow Co3O4-x nanoparticles decorated N-doped porous carbon prepared by one-step pyrolysis as an efficient ORR electrocatalyst for rechargeable Zn-air batteries

CARBON, 181, 87–98.

author keywords: Hollow Co3O4-x nanoparticles; N-doped porous carbon; Oxygen reduction reaction; Zn-air batteries
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 28, 2021

2021 journal article

Li intercalation in nonwoven carbon nanotube/carbon fiber felt electrode: Influence of carbon fiber type

DIAMOND AND RELATED MATERIALS, 115.

author keywords: Binder-free electrodes; Hybrid nonwoven electrodes; Carbon nanofibers; Carbon nanotubes; Li intercalation
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 28, 2021

2021 article

What E. coli knows about your 1-year-old infant: Antibiotic use, lifestyle, birth mode, and siblings

Al'Abri, I. S., Durmusoglu, D., & Crook, N. (2021, June 9). CELL HOST & MICROBE, Vol. 29, pp. 854–855.

MeSH headings : Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology; Asthma; Child; Environmental Exposure; Escherichia coli; Gastrointestinal Microbiome; Humans; Infant; Life Style; Siblings
TL;DR: The causes, spread, and dynamics of ARGs and their relationship with asthma-associated microbiota in Danish children are studied and the relationship between asthma and the gut microbiota is studied. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
11. Sustainable Cities and Communities (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 28, 2021

2021 review

Bioengineering Technologies for Cardiac Regenerative Medicine

[Review of ]. FRONTIERS IN BIOENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 9.

By: M. Chingale n, D. Zhu n, K. Cheng n & K. Huang

author keywords: bioengineering; cardiac repair; cell reprogramming; exosome; cardiac patch; targeting
TL;DR: Recent advancements in bioengineering and biotechnologies for cardiac regenerative medicine are discussed, including protein decoration, antibody modification, and platelet membranes have been used for targeting and precision medicine. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 28, 2021

2021 review

Antipathogenic properties and applications of low-dimensional materials

[Review of ]. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 12(1).

By: Z. Shaw*, S. Kuriakose*, S. Cheeseman*, M. Dickey n, J. Genzer n, A. Christofferson*, R. Crawford*, C. McConville* ...

MeSH headings : Anti-Infective Agents / chemistry; Anti-Infective Agents / pharmacology; Bacteria / drug effects; Bacteria / growth & development; Bacterial Infections / drug therapy; Bacterial Infections / microbiology; Biofilms / drug effects; Biofilms / growth & development; Candida / drug effects; Candida / physiology; Drug Resistance, Microbial / drug effects; Humans; Mycoses / drug therapy; Mycoses / microbiology; Nanostructures / administration & dosage; Nanostructures / chemistry; Particle Size
TL;DR: This review provides a critical assessment of current LDMs that have exhibited antimicrobial behaviour and their mechanism of action and will guide future design parameters for LDM-based antimicrobial applications. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: June 24, 2021

2021 review

Plant pest surveillance: from satellites to molecules

[Review of ]. EMERGING TOPICS IN LIFE SCIENCES, 5(2), 275–287.

By: G. Silva*, J. Tomlinson*, N. Onkokesung*, S. Sommer*, L. Mrisho*, J. Legg*, I. Adams*, Y. Gutierrez-Vazquez* ...

MeSH headings : Climate Change; Ecosystem; Plant Weeds
TL;DR: This review will explore the different technologies that are enabling this advancing capability and discuss the drivers that will shape its future deployment. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 21, 2021

2021 journal article

Disintegrable, transparent and mechanically robust high-performance antimony tin oxide/nanocellulose/polyvinyl alcohol thermal insulation films

CARBOHYDRATE POLYMERS, 266.

By: D. Fang*, H. Yu*, M. Dirican n, Y. Tian*, J. Xie*, D. Jia*, C. Yan n, Y. Liu* ...

author keywords: Solar radiation; Transparent insulation film; Cellulose nanofiber; ATO nanoparticle; Disintegrable; Recyclable
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 21, 2021

2021 journal article

Integrated microneedle-smartphone nucleic acid amplification platform for in-field diagnosis of plant diseases

BIOSENSORS & BIOELECTRONICS, 187.

author keywords: Plant disease diagnostics; Nucleic acid extraction; Microneedle; Isothermal amplification; Smartphone
MeSH headings : Biosensing Techniques; Molecular Diagnostic Techniques; Nucleic Acid Amplification Techniques; Plant Diseases; Smartphone
TL;DR: It is found that the MN patch containing as few as a single needle tip successfully extracted enough RNA for RT-PCR or RT-LAMP analysis, and MN-extracted RNA samples remained stable on MN surfaces for up to three days. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: June 14, 2021

2021 journal article

Intersection of Biotic and Abiotic Sulfur Chemistry Supporting Extreme Microbial Life in Hot Acid

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 125(20), 5243–5257.

By: D. Willard n & R. Kelly n

MeSH headings : Metals; Oxidation-Reduction; Oxidoreductases / metabolism; Sulfolobus acidocaldarius; Sulfur
TL;DR: Extreme thermoacidophily, a characteristic of species in the archaeal order Sulfolobales, is considered from the perspective of sulfur chemistry, both biotic and abiotic, as it relates to microbial bioenergetics. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 14, 2021

2021 journal article

Cross-Linked and Surface-Modified Cellulose Acetate as a Cover Layer for Paper-Based Electrochromic Devices

ACS APPLIED POLYMER MATERIALS, 3(5), 2393–2401.

By: J. Kaschuk*, M. Borghei*, K. Solin*, A. Tripathi n, A. Khakalo*, F. Leite, A. Branco, M. Sousa, E. Frollini*, O. Rojas*

author keywords: cellulose acetate; cross-linking; hydrophobization; barrier properties; electrochromic displays
TL;DR: The results indicate excellent prospects for CA films in achieving environmental-friendly ECDs that can replace poly(ethylene terephthalate)-based counterparts. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 10, 2021

2021 journal article

Sequence-independent RNA sensing and DNA targeting by a split domain CRISPR-Cas12a gRNA switch

NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, 49(5), 2985–2999.

MeSH headings : CRISPR-Associated Proteins / metabolism; CRISPR-Cas Systems; DNA / chemistry; Endodeoxyribonucleases / metabolism; Escherichia coli / genetics; Phosphotransferases (Alcohol Group Acceptor) / genetics; Protein Biosynthesis; RNA / chemistry; RNA / metabolism; RNA, Messenger / metabolism; Transcription, Genetic
TL;DR: The design framework thus further enables tethering of CRISPR activities to cellular states and could be designed to sense endogenous RNAs expressed only under specific growth conditions, rendering Cas12a targeting activity dependent on cellular metabolism and stress. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: June 10, 2021

2021 journal article

CATCH Peptides Coassemble into Structurally Heterogeneous beta-Sheet Nanofibers with Little Preference to beta-Strand Alignment

JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 125(16), 4004–4015.

By: K. Wong*, Q. Shao*, Y. Wang n, D. Seroski*, R. Liu*, A. Lint*, G. Hudalla*, C. Hall n, A. Paravastu*

MeSH headings : Amino Acid Sequence; Molecular Dynamics Simulation; Nanofibers; Peptides; Protein Conformation, beta-Strand
TL;DR: Both experimental and computational results suggest that CATCH molecules coassemble into structurally heterogeneous nanofibers, which is consistent with the observations in another coassembling system, the King-Webb peptides. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 10, 2021

2021 review

Trends and applications in plant volatile sampling and analysis

[Review of ]. PLANT JOURNAL, 106(2), 314–325.

By: D. Tholl*, O. Hossain n, A. Weinhold*, U. Rose* & Q. Wei n

author keywords: volatile organic compound; plant volatile analysis; SPME; SBSE; GC‐ MS; PTR‐ MS; volatilomics; phenotyping; e‐ nose; VOC sensor
MeSH headings : Plant Components, Aerial / chemistry; Plant Diseases; Plant Roots / chemistry; Plants / chemistry; Plants / metabolism; Soil; Volatile Organic Compounds / analysis
TL;DR: Advances in the use of small, inexpensive sampling devices and methods to monitor plant VOC emissions in the belowground environment are shown and latest trends in real-time measurements of volatilomes in plant phenotyping are addressed. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
13. Climate Action (Web of Science)
15. Life on Land (Web of Science)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 10, 2021

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